Think you’d enjoy listening and learning from a podcast, but don’t know where to start?
Simply put, podcasts are audio episodes, all focused on a particular topic or theme, which you can download on your phone and listen at any point and all for free. There are many types of podcasts, some are lectures, interviews, stories or co-hosted by several people in a specific field.
We all have the extra minutes during our day, like walking/driving to shul or getting to work, or better yet, listen to them while doing something else. Spend a lot of time on the computer? Turn it on in the background, and you’ll be amazed at how much knowledge you can gain from many incredible podcasts readily available.
How to get it on your phone:
There are several apps that have podcasts, and anyone who makes a podcast uploads it to these places:
Starting off, it’s easiest to use the phone’s built-in apps. For iPhones, you have Apple Podcasts which is very straight forward. You can download and listen to podcasts the same way you download and listen to music.
For Android or even on iOS use these 3rd-party apps that are great, like:
Some apps have premium features that cost, like removing ads, though the podcasts are all free, so you can try the free options.
Go to one of these apps, and you can browse topics, subscribe and download for offline use.
Looking for recommendations for some great Jewish podcasts? Check out our post here.